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Work Experience
ECHO FACTORY | March 2018 - Present
Freelance Art Director

Leading creative strategy and product conception + development, including branding, marketing campaigns, print and online materials, video + photoshoots for non-profits organizations, B2B, and B2C clients.

 

Collaborating with copywriters and brand managers, as well as overseeing, assigning and directing the work of senior and junior staff and freelance designers, animators and editors.

CLIENTS INCLUDE: TEDx, UCLA, City Plants, Eagle Eyes, Tabasco

FREELANCE | 2010 - Present
Art Director

Overall visual design direction, asset creation and team leading for web, print, and merchandising.

Visual Designer

Visual design for home entertainment, mobile applications and web, ranging from corporate to home entertainment.

Illustrator

Commissioned illustrations for private clients and entertainment studios, as well as a smattering of personal projects including tin-box dioramas, tarot card set, enamel pins, and mechanical/analogue gifs (a.k.a. automata)

42 ENTERTAINMENT | April 2012 - October 2017
Associate Art Director

Assisting the Experience Design and Production teams with visual design concepting, direction, and production for a variety of Alternate Reality Gaming viral campaigns.

Visual Designer

Visual design for ARG components, including websites, print, identity and branding, game interface and social posts.

CLIENTS INCLUDE: Ford Motor Company, USA Network, Mall of America, Zedd, Nine Inch Nails, Sony Computer Entertainment, Sony Pictures, Paramount, NVIDIA, Loot Crate, Microsoft

THE CANNERY | June 2006 - June 2010

Graphic Designer

Visual design for DVD and Blu-ray, including menus and set-top games, websites, and multimedia projects, including video graphics, mobile phones wallpapers and screen savers, interactive web features.

CLIENTS INCLUDE: Library of Congress, Disney Educational Productions, Disney Home Entertainment, Dream Works, Warner Brothers, Lionsgate Pictures, Too Faced Cosmetics

Production Support Team mentor

Hiring and training of new production artists.

CLIENTS INCLUDE: Universal Studios, Disney Home Entertainment, Fox, New Picture Show, Paramount PwC, Sony, private collectors

Skills
SOFTWARE

Proficient

Adobe CC: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat, Bridge

Figma

Keynote + Powerpoint

MS Office + Google Suite

Mac and Windows OS

Wrike, Slack, Basecamp

LANGUAGES

Bilingual French/English

Working Knowledge Of

HTML, CSS

WooCommerce

Big Cartel, Shopify platforms

Wordpress, Wix, Squarespace platforms

Adobe After Effects

Does anyone still use Sketch, Omnigraffle or Quark?

THINGS THAT LOOK MORE IMPRESSIVE
THAN THEY REALLY ARE

Falling in slow motion

Singing the wrong lyrics to every single song

Unbeatable trivia knowledge of  70s French campy movies

Education
PACIFIC NORTHWEST COLLEGE OF ART | 2021
MFA, Applied Craft and Design
CAL STATE UNIVERSITY, NORTHRIDGE | 2006
BA, Art - Visual and Graphic Design Concentration